Steinmeier: Russia is far from a normal relationship

Штайнмайер: Мы с РФ далеки от нормальных отношений

Steinmeier spoke about the meeting with Putin

The President of Germany presented the results of the meeting with Putin.

Germany and Russia can not resolve relationships due to its Moscow’s aggression in Donbas and annexation of Crimea. The President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier said after a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, reports Reuters.

“We are far from a normal relationship. There are still open wounds, in particular as a result of annexation of Crimea and the conflict in Eastern Ukraine, which have become a burden and continue to be a burden to our relations, ” – said Steinmeier.

However, the German President supported Putin that the country should make efforts to improve bilateral relations.

Before the meeting with Putin, the President of Germany said that German companies will not work in Crimea.